Assistive Technology

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Per the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Assistive Technology unit (AT) of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) has been transferred to the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For more information on ACL, please visit More information on AT’s new Web site will be posted soon. In the meantime, you may continue to find information regarding AT on




April 30, 2007:
"Dear Grantee Letter: State Plans for Assistive Technology for October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008"
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April 2, 2007:
"Technical Assistance Circular: Ensuring the appropriateness of loans to individuals with disabilities through the Access to Telework Program"
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March 8, 2007:
"Dear Colleague Letter: Waiving Certain EDGAR Requirements Related to AFP and Telework Grants"
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October 2, 2006:
"Dear Colleague Letter: Amendments and Updates to State Plans for Assistive Technology"
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September 7, 2006:
"Technical Assistance Circular: Ensuring the Appropriateness of Loans to Individuals with Disabilities Through Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs)."
download files MS Word (63K) | PDF (50K)

May 15, 2006:
"Information Memorandum: Fiscal Year 2006 Updates and Amendments to the State Plan for Assistive Technology (State Plan for AT)"
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March 2, 2005:
"Dear Colleague Letter: Assistive Technology State Grant Program"
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March 2, 2005:
"Dear Colleague Letter: Alternative Financing Program"
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Other Communication

Items in this section are not policy or subregulatory policy or formal guidance; rather they are general communications to RSA grantees.

Accessing and Initiating Changes to Formula Grant Award Notifications
March 3, 2014
This document describes the process to be used to request changes to the GAN (Grant Award Notification) such as address; however this process may be used only when the rights and obligations of the grantee are not affected.
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